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castle's pandone

Cerro al Volturno venafro
, IT

Category: Villa&Castle

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With much probability the foundations of the mastio rose on the rests of works age building pre-Roman. The first fortified nucleus was developed in the second half of IX the century, for the sake of defense against the violent incursions saracene that they flagellated the region. It was in the second half of X the century that the castle becomes true and a just complex one fortified. Between years 961 and 968, in fact, Paldefredo and its immediate successory ones began the jobs of the fortress, raising the original construction. It constituted the fulcrum of living strongly concentrated in defensive position with one function of extreme shelter for the population.


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